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    What has caused the ISU jinx?

    What has ISU done to upset the Gods? Is it one of the following?

    1) We didn't protect Jack Trice?
    2) We didn't appreciate Earle Bruce?
    3) We didn't hire/promote John Cooper, Mack Brown, or Pete Carroll when we had the chance?
    4) We didn't give Larry Eustachy due process?


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    Re: What has caused the ISU jinx?

    We needed to make one more play a bunch of times. That's what caused the defeats.
    Jinxes aren't real. Just an excuse for something to blame when we didn't get the job done.


    Since we are an elite team now, let's go get that One Cyclone Moment.
    Make this one for the ages!




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    Re: What has caused the ISU jinx?

    5) We make threads on CF about starting McGee/Booker and questioning Hoiberg. No sports god likes an armseat coach.


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    Re: What has caused the ISU jinx?

    I don't know, but I am positive that Bruce Van De Velde had something to do with it.



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    Re: What has caused the ISU jinx?

    Firing Wayne Morgan prematurely and giving Greg McDermott a 9 year contract.

    Or what Erik said.



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    Re: What has caused the ISU jinx?

    I'm the jinx, ISU will never take the big step while I breathe air. Maybe I should take a bullet for Cyclone Nation.


    Quote Originally Posted by cyowan View Post

    Rulzzz 3:16 says I just liked your post!

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    Re: What has caused the ISU jinx?

    Quote Originally Posted by CycloneRulzzz View Post
    I'm the jinx, ISU will never take the big step while I breathe air. Maybe I should take a bullet for Cyclone Nation.
    I move to "eliminate" Rulzzz.


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    Re: What has caused the ISU jinx?

    Quote Originally Posted by CycloneRulzzz View Post
    I'm the jinx, ISU will never take the big step while I breathe air. Maybe I should take a bullet for Cyclone Nation.
    This stuff predates you. Might as well keep living for a while. Save the bullet for the "calling out Mr. Hoiberg" thread.


    Since we are an elite team now, let's go get that One Cyclone Moment.
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    Re: What has caused the ISU jinx?

    I used to think we were jinxed as well, but then the following happened:

    Getting 9 turnovers to beat kNU at kNU
    Beating #2 Oklahoma State
    Beating Minnesota in the Insight Bowl on a miracle fumble
    Scotty "thug life" with his buzzer beater against OK State last year
    Royce White leading the Cyclones to big wins over Kansas, Kansas St (2x) and UConn

    Cyclones have had extremely bad luck in in the past few months.

    Woody fumble against WVU when Holiday Bowl was on the line
    Kansas bankshot
    OK State bankshot
    Texas last night

    wait... maybe the jinx just began on the woody fumble? we're doomed.



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    Re: What has caused the ISU jinx?

    we is not they.


    I was a victim of a series of accidents, as are we all.

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    Re: What has caused the ISU jinx?

    Quote Originally Posted by huntt26 View Post
    I used to think we were jinxed as well, but then the following happened:

    Getting 9 turnovers to beat kNU at kNU
    Beating #2 Oklahoma State
    Beating Minnesota in the Insight Bowl on a miracle fumble
    Scotty "thug life" with his buzzer beater against OK State last year
    Royce White leading the Cyclones to big wins over Kansas, Kansas St (2x) and UConn


    Cyclones have had extremely bad luck in in the past few months.

    Woody fumble against WVU when Holiday Bowl was on the line
    Kansas bankshot
    OK State bankshot
    Texas last night

    wait... maybe the jinx just began on the woody fumble? we're doomed.

    Throw in Beating Texas in Austin in Football


    Quote Originally Posted by cyowan View Post

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    Re: What has caused the ISU jinx?

    Has anybody else ever heard the Van and Bonnie theory?


    I'd agree with you, but then we'd both be wrong.

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    Re: What has caused the ISU jinx?

    College basketball and football are games of momentum and confidence. If we had pulled out the KU game, TT probably never happens. Pull off OSU and UT might not happen. This stuff happens, and tends to snowball until they pull one or two out.



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    Re: What has caused the ISU jinx?

    Foxes.



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    Re: What has caused the ISU jinx?

    It's all about attitude, the fan bases attitude trickles down to the players. Crippling us all in big moments



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